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US Army LCU-1505

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
  • Laid down, March 1954, at Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, L.A.
  • Launched in 1954
  • Placed in service in 1954
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
    Length 119' (ovl.)
    Beam 34'
    Draft 6'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament two twin 20mm AA gun mounts, one port, one starboard,2 .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
    Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 shafts, Shaft horsepower 675 bhp per shaft

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    LCT-5051 283k US Army LCU-1505 approaching Hamby pier 3, Tokashiki Island, Okinawa, circa 1966. Donn Cuson
    LCT-5051 290k US Army LCU-1505 on-loading/off-loading a vehicles at Okinawa, circa 1966. Donn Cuson
    LCT-5051 52k US Army LCU-1505 wheelhouse Donn Cuson
    LCT-5051 462k US Army LCU-1505 under way off Okinawa, circa 1966. Donn Cuson

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